Saturday, December 27, 2014

12/14/14 Galatians 4:4-5 "The Grace of God"

The word 'grace' is not in the passage, but this message will help the listener more fully understand God's grace and how these two verses show the grace of God.
The Grace of God

12/07/14 Galatians 4:1-7 "The Sovereignty of God in Salvation"

But when the fulness of time came, God....
The Father is sovereign over all events in history.
The Sovereignty of God in Salvation

11/30/14 2 Peter 2:4-10 "The Doctrine of God's Wrath and Judgement"

We are called to remember that all are under God's wrath and judgement and we all need God's forgiveness. This doctrine brings comfort to those who have put their faith in Christ. How is this so?
The Doctrine of God's Wrath and Judgment

11/30/14 Galatians 3:27 "Understanding Baptism"

Using this verse, Fred Malone answers 3 questions, all concerning baptism.
Understanding Baptism

11/23/14 Galatians 3:19-22 "The Role of the Sinai Covenant"

Various roles of the Law given at Sinai are discussed and their importance in the Christian's understanding of salvation.
The Role of the Sinai Covenant

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Saturday, October 11, 2014

9/25/14 Galatians 3:6-14 "What is Justification by Faith Alone in Christ Alone?"

Paul chooses to explain justification by looking at Abraham. He looks at how Abraham was saved, the promises given to Abraham, and Paul explains that these promises were given to all men without exception.
Justification in Christ Alone

9/14/14 Galatians 3:1-7 "Falling into a False Gospel: We are Justified by the Works of the Law"

We are reminded that we are not justified by the works of the law, but that we must depend upon the work of Jesus Christ alone for our salvation.
Falling into a False Gospel

Saturday, September 13, 2014

9/07/14 Galatians 2:21 "The Grace of God"

What is Grace?
How can one reject the grace of God?
What are the consequences of nullifying God's grace?
The Grace of God

8/31/14 1 Peter 5:10-14 "The Church Triumphant"

This is the concluding message on a series preached by Allen Beardmore on 1 Peter.
In this message we are left with an encouraging message: our battles will end in victory and eternal glory in Christ.
The Church Triumphant

8/31/14 Galatians 2:11-21 "Paul Reminds Peter of a Truth"

The Christian has been crucified with Christ, thus we must remember to crucify our sin daily.
Paul Reminds Peter of a Truth

8/24/14 Galatians 2:20 "I Have Been Crucified With Christ"

1. Every Christian has been crucified with Christ.
2. What does this mean?
3. How does Christ live in me?
I am Crucified With Christ

8/17/14 1 Peter 5:8-9 "The Doctrine of the Church Militant"

We all must remember the our Churches are at war with the world. The world is not a friend to grace. In light of this, how must we then live? What questions should we be asking ourselves
A Church at War

Saturday, August 2, 2014

7/27/14 Galatians 2:11-21 "Paul Rebukes Peter"

A better look at the gospel Peter needed to live and preach.
Paul Rebukes Peter

7/20/14 Galatians 2:1-21 "An Introduction to Paul's Apostleship"

A background to the sermon to be preached next week and to Paul's Apostleship.
Paul's Apostleship

7/13/14 1 Peter 4:17-19 "The Ungodly and Judgement"

An eye-opening look at the importance for the ungodly to be looking to their eternal soul and also the believer can benefit by looking at the ungodly and the judgement they will one day face.
The Ungodly and Judgement

7/13/14 John 8:48-58 Jesus' 7 Emphatic "I Ams"

Mitch Axsom gives a message on the Great I Am.
The Great I Am

6/29/14 1 Peter 4:14-15 "The Disease of Christianity"

Doing the will of God, living a Christian life, will bring you trials in this world. These trials and problems are terminal--you will go through struggles to the grave. This message by Allen Beardmore gives a prescription on how to live this life with this disease we have.
The Disease of Christianity

Saturday, July 5, 2014

6/15/14 1 Peter 4:12-14 "Do Not be Surprised, but Rejoice!"

It is good not to have wrong expectations of this life. What ought we to expect between our conversion as Christians and our glory in death? Knowing that we are too suffer in this life, what should our attitude be?
Do Not be Surprised

6/08/14 1 Peter 4:7-11 How Ought Christians Act One With Another?

Understanding the stewardship we have one with another: our thought life, our activities, our resources and our aims or goals.
How Ought Christians to Act One With Another?

6/29/14 Galatians 1:11-17 "The Order of Salvation"

In this sermon we look at how God's sovereign grace was brought to Paul and we see how God's calling grace was brought to Paul.
The Order of Salvation

6/22/14 Galations 1:6-10 "The Truth of Jesus Christ"

The first mark of a true church is to keep the whole council of God.
1. What was the problem with the Galatian churches?
2. What was Paul's solution?
3. Why should the Galatian churches listen to Paul?
The Truth of Jesus Christ

Saturday, June 21, 2014

6/15/14 Galatians 1:1-17 "The Trinitarian Gospel: The Father, the Head"

What do you think when you think of God? How do you picture Him? He is so incomprehensible, yet He has revealed himself to us in the scriptures. We need to stay with the scriptures when we form our pictures of Him.
The Father, the Head

Friday, June 13, 2014

6/08/14 Galations 1:1-5 "An Introduction: Paul's Calling as an Apostle and the Gospel he Preached"

Right away Paul is concerned with the Galatians and instructs them to listen to no other gospel but the one he brought.
Preach No Other Gospel

6/01/14 Acts 1:6-11, Revelations 21:1-22:6 "The Last Appearance of Christ: The Second Coming of Christ: His Glorious Return"

What is it like to go to heaven now? Do we have pictures of this new heaven in scriptures? What difference does all this make now?
Christ's Glorious Return

5/25/14 Acts 1:1-11 and Revelations 20:11-15 "The Last Appearance of Christ: The Second Coming of Christ and Future Judgement"

What will happen when Jesus returns?
The Second Coming of Christ and Future Judgement

5/25/14 1 Peter 4:1-6 "Christian Sanctification"

Allen Beardmore discusses two distinct parts of sanctification: sanctification is positional and sanctification is progressive.
Christian Sanctification

5/18/14 1 Peter 3:18-22 "What Does the Cross Mean for the Suffering Christian?"

Peter is comforting believers who are going through various struggles and trials by focusing on what Christ had done on the cross.
The Suffering Christian and the Cross

5/11/14 1 Peter 3:13-18 "Consequences of Doing Good"

Set your mind to do that which is good, but know that , when you do, expect opposition and suffering.
Consequences of Doing Good

Saturday, May 31, 2014

5/18/14 Psalm 61 "David's Prayer in Exile"

A sermon given by Jim Renihan expounding on the 61st Psalm.
Psalm 61--David's Prayer in Exile

5/11/14 Acts 1:10-11 "The Last Appearance of Christ: The Implications of Believing in the Second Coming"

5 implications discussed
The Implications of Believing in the Second Coming

5/4/14 Acts 1:10-11 "The Last Appearance of Christ: The Second Coming of Christ"

A look at the angel's appearance to the disciples and the question they asked, and the promise given.
The Second Coming of Christ

4/27/14 Malachi 2:1-9 "What is a Minister to Be? What is a Minister to Do?"

In this ordination sermon for Allen Beardmore, Craig Harris answers the questions: What does God expect of the personal life of a Minister? What should he teach?
An Ordination Speech to a Minister

4/20/14 Acts 1:10-11 "Jesus is in Heaven, Now What?"

What happened when Jesus ascended to Heaven?
What is he doing now?
What difference does it make in our lives today?
Jesus is in Heaven

4/13/14 1 Peter 3:10-12 "How Art We to Govern Our Affections?"

What does it mean to "love life" and to "see good days"?
What instructions does Peter give?
How Art We to Govern Our Affections?

4/13/14 Zachariah 9:9-12 "The Triumphal Entry"

Why did the King enter in this fashion?
The King is the initiator of salvation.
The King is just and does justly.
The Triumphal Entry

4/11/14 1 Peter 3:8-9 "The Life to Which We Have Been Called"

What does a life pattered after Christ look like?
The Life to Which We Have Been Called

Saturday, April 12, 2014

4/06/14 Acts 1:1-11 The Last Appearance of Christ: The Kingdom of God

How did Jesus  teach of the Kingdom of God before the cross?
How did Jesus teach about the Kingdom of God after his resurrection?
The Kingdom of God

3/30/14 1 Peter 3:1-6 "Wives be Subject to Your Own Husband"

There is sin in our society: hatred of authority. God puts rules in our society to protect us from our own sin. God has instituted marriage and God has created man first and then woman. There are biblical expectations of marriage.
Wives be Subject to Your Husbands

Saturday, April 5, 2014

3/30/14 Acts 1:1-5 "The Last Appearance of Christ"

The scriptures say that the gospel began at Jerusalem. Why was Jerusalem important? What was the promise Jesus gave?
The Last Appearance of Christ: A Command and a Promise

3/23/14 Esther 1:1-2:4 "The Pride of Xerxes"

In this sermon Allen Beardmore looks at the pride of Xerxes and how this pride was his downfall as it is to believers and unbelievers.
The Pride of Xerxes

3/16/14 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 "Jesus' Appearance Unto James"

In this message we look at the resurrection appearance of Jesus unto James and look at what happened to James after this appearance.
Jesus' Appearance Unto James

3/09/14 1 Peter 2:18-25 "What Does it Mean to be a Servant?"

Here, Peter focuses on our heart condition and lists three reasons you need to subject yourself to the ones who are in authority over you.
What Does it Mean to be a Servant?

3/09/14 Matthew 28:16-20 "The Great Importance of the Great Commission"

Three words are explored to describe the importance of the Great Commission: covenant, kingdom, church.
The Great Importance of the Great Commission

3/01/14 Matthew 28:16-20 "The End of the Age"

What is the end of the age?
How do we live until this end?
What manner of person shall we be?
The End of the Age

2/23/14 1 Peter 2:17 "Principles of Authority"

How is authority learned?
Where do these principles come from?
Principles of Authority

2/23/14 Matthew 28:16-20 "The Great Promise in the Great Commission"

What does the bible teach about God's presence in this world?
How can we be restored to God's presence in this world?
Why was it important for Jesus to go away?
How is God with us as Christians in this world?
The Great Promise of Jesus in the Great Commission

Saturday, March 8, 2014

2/16/14 Matthew 28:16-23 "The Great Commission: Teach the Words of Jesus"

What is the goal for giving the Great Commission?
Teach the Words of Jesus

2/09/14 1 Peter 2:11-12 "Two Major Principles to Govern our Thinking"

1. There is a battle that rages in our own soul.
2. We are to be concerned with the souls of others.
Two Major Principles to Govern our Thinking

2/09/14 Matthew 28:16-20 "The Great Commission: The Message that the Church is to Teach"

What is the body of truth that the church is commanded to teach?
The Message the Church is to Teach

2/2/14 Matthew 28:16-20 "The Great Commission: The Method of the Church's Mission"

We are called to teach all that Jesus taught.
The Method of the Church's Mission

1/26/14 Matthew 28:16-20 "Two Promises Made in the Great Commission"

A look into two promises made in the Great Commission and a refreshing of our knowledge of baptism.
Two Promises Made in the Great Commission

1/19/14 1 Peter 2:4-10 "Our Identity in Christ"

We are called to ask: What does God say concerning Jesus Christ?
Our Identity in Christ

Saturday, March 1, 2014

1/12/14 1 Peter 1:22-23 "Being Born Again: The Effects of Regeneration"

What do the scriptures teach about being born again? How is one regenerated? What are the effects of regeneration?
Being Born Again: The Effects of Regeneration

1/19/14 Matthew 28:16-20 "The Great Commission: Make Disciples and Baptize"

How do we baptize? Who do we baptize? What do we think of baptism?
The Great Commission: Make Disciples and Baptize

1/12/14 Matthew 28:16-20 "An Overview of the Great Commission"

Who gave it? To whom what it given? What does the Great Commission mean for Christians today?
An Overview of the Great Commission

1/5/14 Matthew 28:16-20 "The Great Commssion: Defining"

Getting a clearer picture of what the Great Commission is and its defining points.
Defining the Great Commission

12/29/13 Matthew 28:16-20 "The Great Commission: The Blueprint of Christ"

A look into the Church and the Christian life working out the Great Commission.
The Great Commission: The Blueprint of Christ

12/22/14 1 Peter 1:13-19 "The Foundation Stones for the Christian: The Character of God--He is Holy and Just

What are the foundation stones for the Christian? How do we act? How do we think?
The Foundation Stones for the Christian: The Character of God

Saturday, January 4, 2014

12/22/13 John 1:1-18 "The Word Became Flesh"

Who is this Word and what did he do?
http://www.fbcclintonla.com/2013%20Sermons/131222%20John%201-1-18%20The%20Word%20Became%20Flesh.mp3

12/15/13 1 John 4:7-11 "The Theology of the Incarnation"

Looking at 10 theological points concerning the incarnation.
http://www.fbcclintonla.com/2013%20Sermons/131215%201%20John%204-7-11%20The%20Theology%20of%20the%20Incarnation.mp3

12/15/13 Matthew 2 "Jesus Christ: The Only True Light of the World"

What were Herod and Joseph doing after the birth of Jesus? What happened to them both? What can we learn from the comparison of Herod and Jesus?
http://www.fbcclintonla.com/2013%20Sermons/131215%20Matthew%202%20Jesus%20Christ-The%20Only%20True%20Light%20of%20the%20World.mp3

12/08/13 1 Peter 1:10-12 "The Salvation That Comes Through Jesus Christ"

How ought we to think of our salvation with the Lord Jesus Christ? Take the time to do this thinking!
http://www.fbcclintonla.com/2013%20Sermons/131208%201%20Peter%201-10-12%20The%20Salvation%20That%20Comes%20Through%20the%20Lord%20Jesus%20Christ.mp3

12/08/13 Luke 1:68-79 "The Sunrise From on High"

What is the darkness we sit in?
What does it mean to call Jesus the Sunrise on high?
How do we respond?
http://www.fbcclintonla.com/2013%20Sermons/131208%20Luke%201-68-79%20The%20Sunrise%20From%20on%20High.mp3

11/24/13 1 Peter 1:3-9 "Every Christian is the Child of God"

We learn the privileges and benefits with being a child of God.
http://www.fbcclintonla.com/2013%20Sermons/131124%201%20Peter%201-3-9%20Every%20Christian%20is%20the%20Child%20of%20God.mp3

11/24/13 John 21:18-23 "The Lord's Plan for Peter's Life"

Christ has a plan for Peter's life, but we learn that Peter must take full responsibility to fulfill this plan.
http://www.fbcclintonla.com/2013%20Sermons/131124%20John%2021-18-23%20The%20Lord%27s%20Plan%20for%20Peter%27s%20Life.mp3

11/17/13 1 Peter 1:1-2 "An Overview of Peter's Apostolic Message to the Exiles"

Here, Allen Beardmore begins his 1 Peter series by highlighting 3 main points of Peter's Apostolic message.
http://www.fbcclintonla.com/2013%20Sermons/131117%201%20Peter%201-1-2%20An%20Overview%20of%20Peter%27s%20Apostolic%20Message%20to%20the%20Exiles.mp3

11/17/13 John 21:15-19 "Do You Love Me?"

Peter had bragged that he would not deny Christ, but he did; not once but three times. Jesus humbles and breaks Peter. We find that often, one has to be broken to be useful. Do you love Jesus as you should?
http://www.fbcclintonla.com/2013%20Sermons/131117%20John%2021-15-19%20Do%20You%20Love%20Me.mp3

11/10/13 Micah 7:18-20 "Who is a God Like You"

What was the source of Micah's meditation? A wonderful look into the character and steadfast love of God.
http://www.fbcclintonla.com/2013%20Sermons/131110%20Micah%207-18-20%20Who%20is%20a%20God%20Like%20You.mp3